Kimberly Palmer – profile

Kimberly Palmer (b. 1995) is an American vaulter. She has successfully competed three World Cup Finals in 2014, 2016, and 2022, and she won bronze in Pas-de-Deux at both the 2016 Dortmund and 2022 Leipzig Final.

FEI World Cup Finals Leipzig 2022. FEI Vaulting Female 2nd Round USA- Palmer, Kimberly with Rosenstolz on 9 April 2022.

She has also competed in the World Equestrian Games in 2014 as well as two World Championships in 2016 and 2020 (held 2021).

Kimberly and her siblings, Cassidy and Colton, have all dedicated their lives to their sport. Cassidy competed in the 2014 World Equestrian Games with Kimberly, and Colton was selected for the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

In 2013, Kimberly and her sister claimed victory in the Pas-De-Deux at the German Masters in Stuttgart. In doing so, the sisters became the first American vaulters to win a World Cup event. The two also invented a throw for their Pas-De-Deux known as “the Palmer Throw” – a move they debuted at the 2014 Games.